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The National Labor Relations Board functions in relative obscurity, drawing scant attention beyond management and union types who focus on industrial relations and labor issues. Even members of Congress generally pay little heed, while the public ignores it.
The top Democrat on the House's key trade panel said Monday that Colombia must take more steps to improve the workplace environment for unions before he will support a stalled pact with the Latin American country.
Administration officials are beginning to ratchet up the pressure on Congress to pass controversial immigration-reform measures, but critics fear the changes are already being made without lawmakers' consent.
Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace says he "messed up" by asking Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann whether she's a flake.
America's long-suffering tax- payers scored a resounding victory as the Supreme Court told one of the nation's fore- most tax-eating groups to take a hike.
One day ahead of a meeting with President Obama, the Senate's top Republican insisted again Sunday that tax increases would not be a part of any deal with Democrats and the White House to raise the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling.
The American Conservative Union will begin awarding grades to state lawmakers in five 2012 general election battleground states this year, ACU Chairman Al Cardenas said.
While D.C. parents and school-choice proponents were filing into the Renaissance Hotel at Ninth Street and New York Avenue Northwest, D.C. officials were several blocks away at the White House raising Cain about voting rights. Our city leadership was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Saturday the Obama administration wouldn't let middle-class Americans "carry the whole burden" to break a deadlock over the national debt limit, warning that the Republican approach would benefit only the wealthy.